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Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 773

Scope and Contents

Two photocopies of typewritten manuscript. Describes the lives of Niels Petersen and his wife, Mary Mortensen Petersen, from their birth in Denmark, their conversion to the Mormon Church, their journey to the United States to settle in Utah, and their assignment to assist in establishing Mormon colonies along the Little Colorado River in northern Arizona. Author concentrates on the family's experiences in Arizona, noting in detail relations with the Indians, problems with outlaws and thieves, and family life.

Dates

  • approximately 1936

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (19 leaves)

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 16
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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